Study provides new insight into HSC dormancy

Hematopoietic stem cells
in the bone marrow
Preclinical research has revealed new insights regarding hematopoietic stem cells’ (HSCs) transition from a dormant state to an active one. Investigators said they found the transition to be “a continuous developmental path” that is different for each individual cell, rather than a stepwise progression, as researchers... [Read Article]

Tablet-based medical training program improves exam results

Doctor with a tablet
Photo by George Hodan
Tablet-based, multimedia-enhanced medical training improves examination results among medical students and residents, according to research published in PLOS ONE. “Ideally, medical training should be taking place at the patient’s bedside rather than in lecture halls,” said study author Daniel C. Baumgart, MD, PhD, of Charité... [Read Article]